Truck fire closes Interstate 25 south of Pueblo for several hours

PUEBLO, Colo. — Southbound Interstate 25 was closed three miles south of Pueblo for several hours Wednesday because of a truck fire.

The fire happened just before noon at mile marker 91, the Colorado Department of Transportation said.

Flames and a large plume of black smoke were seen for miles in the area.

It’s not known if there were any injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

All lanes reopened about 4:40 p.m., the Colorado Department of Transportation said.